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, willing to act was the other phrase he used. he will consider the options and the conditionality, but it wasn't just a decision for spain, it was also a decision about the future of the and you are row, too. and given the perspective of the market, i think you can agree the longer we wait, the higher the risks. >> thanks for that, julia. so just remind you on today's show, we'll be in moscow for the russian investment forum. we'll hear from the deputy. also be in philadelphia to talk kraft. the share at a ten year high. and we'll speak first to the ceo of talix. it has opened higher after the ipo. before that, the rba has surprised the street by cutting to a three year low. the central bank said the move was prompted by several factor, including china slowdown and the high australian dollar. it's widely expected to continue. you've just been in australia. >> i have. i'm still suffering from the consequences of it being a short trip. got back on the weekend. >> what do you make of them obviously being deeply impacted by -- >> well, it was all the rage topic of the two days i was t
's an expectation. narrator: over 300 million people live in the united states. and each person uses an average of 100 gallons of water every day. man: what it takes to actually make clean water is somewhat a mystery to most customers. woman: so how does water get from the river into your house, or here at school? woman: somebody has to bring that water to us, and somebody has to take it away when we're finished with it. man: the water infrastructure is vital for disease protection, fire protection, basic sanitation, economic development, and for our quality of life. man: you just can't visualize all the assets that are under our feet. we have about two million miles of pipe in this nation. if you're walking around in an urban area, you're probably stepping on a pipe. man: our grandparents paid for, and put in for the first time, these large distribution systems. woman: and in many cases, it's not been touched since. man: we're at a critical turning point. much of that infrastructure is wearing out. narrator: our water infrastructure is made up of complex, underground systems that function cont
't have independent confirmation of that. but it's fairly likely, because the turks said they were using radar to pinpoint the sources of fire that had fired into turkey. the shelling has continued in the early morning, but we don't know whether it will continue. a lot will depend on that. whether the turks keep up the bombardment or whether they will feel their national honor has been satisfied. the other important thing to watch is for any kind of syrian reaction. they have not mention any casualties and their tone so far has been conciliatory, saying there is an investigation under way in syria as to how the fire went across the border into syria and extending condolences to the families of the turkish victims. >> it is a no-nonsense response. just in terms of the domestic realities for turkey and for the turkish government and the position they find themselves in , presumably, they would want to stop this. >> certainly, they don't want to get embroiled in a bilateral fight with the syrian regime on the ground. that has been clear from the beginning. there is a concerted nato division
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the 31st. thanks for getting up with us and watching "fox & friends first". >> we begin with an extreme weather alert after the monster storm devastated so much of the area. >> the devastation she left behind up and down the east coast it is unimaginable. >> now i have nowhere to go. >> the entire new jersey coastline changed forever. portions of the state's iconic boardwalk swallowed up by the sea. >> thoemotions are overflowing. >> i grew up here. i have been here since i was born. this is absolutely sickening. >> the pictures of devastation te seem never ending. the resilience prevails. a quiet beach front community in new york that became the scene of a horrific destruction now coming to grips with all of the devastation more than 100 already flooded homes in breezy point burned to the ground by this raging fire. as residents there ban together firefighters who responded to the scene are saying it was unlike anything that they have ever seen before. todd starns joins us with the lathes. >> not only before they battling the flames but but they were battling the water. the homes that
is extremely low pressure. if that is falling, that tells us the storm is getting stronger. >> so it could be worse than we expected? >> i'm not sure it is going to be worse but it is going to as bad as we expected. maximum winds now 85. you get the idea with that pressure falling, it is continuing to do its thing. there is your radar. that is a local look. want to mention that our rain, which has been light in places has become steadier here in the last couple of hours and will become heavy during the early- morning hours. notice the yellow starting to get across the bay. that is pushing off to the north and west. we have very heavy rain down towards cambridge, parts of southern maryland now getting in on the heavy rain. all of that is headed to the north and west. so the first part of this storm will be the rain. it will be picking up in intensity here and be extremely heavy during times for our monday. the wind which have been gusting to about 30 here in washington are going to steadily pick up as well. let's look at the bigger picture and take another look at the storm. there you go.
>> maybe. i don't know. thanks for inviting us into your home. that's it for this special report. fair, balanced and unafraid. >> shep: this is the fox report. tonight mitt romney launch has critique on president obama's foreign policy and one prominent national poll shows there is a new leader in the race for the white house. plus, the most expensive gas in all the country. a new all-time high. >> in a weeks it was 50 cents up. >> shep: one senator calling for a federal investigation. and an historic mission. >> three, two, one, and lift-off. >> shep: a new life line for astronauts in outer space. it even delivers ice cream. but first from fox this monday night, governor mitt romney says america is facing more threats tonight than when president obama took office. the republican nominee for the presidency accusing our current president of leading from behind, saying and i quote, hope is not a strategy. governor romney went after the president on foreign policy today in a speech at the virginia military institute. >> i believe that if america doesn't lead, others will. others who
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coming in to us from the height of the storm on monday night. surveillance video shows water filling the tunnel used by amtrak and commuter trains that go under new york's east river, but the damage along the jersey shore is something we have never seen before. these are ariel photos you can see. most of the six people killed in that state died on long beach island and a neighboring barrier island. governor chris christie calls the devastation unthinkable. tuesday he tries to comfort one of the many victims. >> very difficult day. i know. we'll rebuild. we're tough. >> we're tough. >> not far away in seaside heights an incredible site here. that's a roller coaster partially submerged in the ocean. we're going to have more on that in a moment. >>> first, in new york city the subway system remains crippled after heavy flooding caused what officials say the worst damage in its 108 year history. no one knows when it will be up and running again. >>> let's go back to new jersey. there were countless rescues there and for some the realization that they were no match for mother nature. >> t
. it was already in a regularly scheduled outage, but u.s. nuclear regulators say that they're continuing to monitor the situation there. now, the death toll, there are at least 13 confirmed fatalities because of this storm so far. that number, of course, could rise especially as this cleanup and recovery effort heads into the early morning hours. i'm chris jansing. you are watching msnbc's continuing live coverage of superstorm sandy. we are going to be live throughout the night. we have reporters all across the region. and msnbc meteorologist bill karins on hand here in new york. now, as of 11:30 pennsylvania's utility company reported more than 1 million people were without power in that state. the "associated press" reports that's about 20% of the state's electric customers. joining me now is philadelphia mayor michael nutter. mayor, it's good to talk to you again. we've been talking about how fluid the situation is. you and i talked about two hours ago. since then i understand one person was killed after a tree fell on a house in berks county. what's going on in philly? >> in philade
in technical preparations at an earlier stage. these reforms should make easier for us to cooperate with our partners across the region. to strengthen the regional missile posture with japan and australia and south korea missile defense approaches we are integrating japanese sensors into the space surveillance network and cooperating with australia on the space capabilities. we are enhancing our access and sustainment across the region in addition to rotational the deploying the combat ships in singapore as i mentioned earlier we are exploring options for training there. with of the philippines we're exploring options for the rotational deployments in priority areas. we are focused on prisons and capabilities and strengthening their maritime domain awareness. we are in tikrit ingalls commissions and capabilities with japan and taking numerous steps to solidify our enduring presence on the creative peninsula we have our technology sharing and defense trade with india another state so important to our rebalanced and we believe to the broad security and prosperity of the 21st century. we believ
with only 22 percent standing with the president. the same poll tells us that 63 percent now believe governor romney cares about their needs and problems. that is a 30% improvement since before the debate. the cnn polls showed an even more dramatic results. governor romney beating president obama by more than 30 points scoring a record 67 percent of as the winner. the first time a candidate has ever topped 60% in apple. the poll also showing 56 percent had changed their view of romney for the better since last night's debate. we will be taking all of that up here tonight with veteran campaign strategist and a former reagan political director ed rollins, a columnist and fox is political analyst ron williams and later author, former federal prosecutor andrew mccarthy. our next guest was in that debate spin room in denver last night. anchoring fox news coverage, joining us now, threadbare, the host a special report on the fox news channel. welcome. congratulations on another extraordinary evening for the fox news channel. >> thanks, lou. lou: let's start with your impressions, if we may
ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> good morning. thank you for waking up with us on this monday morning october 8th i'm pam cook. >> and i'm ken wayne. dave clark is off this morning. let's get a quick look at traffic and weather. steve, how is it looking? >> it looks cold and clear. some of the lows are getting down into the low to mid 40s. it will be a cooler day today. a little system to the west of us getting closer. that will give temperatures in the afternoon five degrees cooling from sunday. 60s and 70s. here is sal. >>> steve, good morning. northbound 101 traffic that looks pretty good approaching the 80 split with no major problems. also looking at the commute if you are driving to the bay bridge we already have a crowd here at the toll plaza. 6:00 let's go back to the desk. >>> topping our new there is is a big mess in downtown oakland after protestors targeted institutions from banks to city hall. tara moriarty is live in downtown oakland covering the effort to repair vandalized buildings. >> reporter: some of the windows that protestors smashed have been boarded up
hurricane this morning. what can you tell us? >> unfortunately, the storm intensified and right now over santiago cuba got nailed in the unfortunate right quadrant at the eye of landfall. jamaica, 75% of the island does not have power and bands over hatedty will cause life threatening flash flooding through the morning hours. the bahamas during the day today will also take the brunt of this. up to category 2. a major hurricane when it made landfall last night in cuba ask moving to the north at 18 miles an hour, about 440 miles away from miami. the new forecast from the national hurricane center. it parallels the southeast coastline all the way through the outer banks through sunday into monday. that means a glancing blow for areas such as miami, west palm beach, daytona beach, jacksonville, charleston through myrtle beach and back into the carolinas. and then the storm should be captured where it will be appear soared by a big cold front and area of low pressure across the united states. it will become a huge extra tropical storm, a hybrid storm, like a anothnor'easter with hure characte
does anything that the u.s. government says, although we still say it. .. i remember when secretary clinton went on her first trip to china she had a forum with 16 women from different areas in china. was blogged, it was streamed, people would challenge the hiv/aids policy, incredibly brave women and secateurs clinton provided a forum for them to speak to a larger audience. these were the kind of things i think we can do. >> a question from right here in the room in the audience. president obama and governor rahm yo both said they want america to have a positive relationship with china but they must play by the rules. how well they pushed china if they think china is not playing by the rules, house specifically, dr. bader? >> how specifically will they -- >> push china if they are not playing by the rules? >> my last act in government, my last time around was second place in negotiations with a succession of the world trade organization. the world trade organization lays out in detail global rules. it was a 17 year negotiation for china, and it made extensive commitments. china used
the news throughout the day right here on the fox newschannel. that's it for us. i'm eric shawn. >> given the choice of the air, i will take my chair. i'm jamie colby. have a great day. good luck, felix. shannon is next. >> we think there are more questions than answers right now, chris, and that those questions deserves answers and the american people have a right to know the answers, accurate answers. >> there's nobody on the planet who is more concerned and more interested in getting to the bottom of this than the president of the united states. he feels personal responsibility for every representative he sends around the world. >> things go from a simple to a boil -- a simmer to a boil for the obama administration over the terror attack in benghazi. republicans are turning up the heat, demanding to know when and what the white house knew about security requests for the diplomatic mission in libya. meanwhile, the president's top advisor defends the administration's handling of the crisis while also saying the buck stops at the oval office and accuses the romney campaign of using this t
. originally the nyse had planned to use its electronic platform, but at this point it has decided to shut trading all together. that happened after it had conversations with other u.s. stock markets and with u.s. regulators, including the sec. and this is the first weather related shut down since hurricane fwlor i can't back in 1985. the cme group is running its urk of usual futures session from 6:00 p.m. to 9:15 a.m. eastern. you will be able to see the stock index futures throughout the morning. they are under pressure right now. cme will be shutting down trading after that time. so depending on the impact of the storm, it's possible the same scenario will be repeated this morning. three companies have canceled earnings reports. pfizer, nrg and entergy. the government still planning to release personal income and spending data at 8:30. >> the question is did they decide to shut down the electronic portion because the s sec and others said we don't know whether the system unto itself will work, or -- >> they did taest it back in march. >> and they were undetermine pressure in banks and c
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have maria molina as well to bring us the latest on the weather situation. >> brian: first we will update you overnight. a massive fire burning in queens. devastating to see and no sign of being contained. 50 homes are in flames at this hour and the situation is going from bad to worse. joining us on the phone is power authority spokesman michael. michael so far 50 homes. are firefighters working on this? >> right now facts are sketchy. we believe that the power was out in the area before the fire started and so we are not involved in the fire-fighting activitis and we don't know the cause. >> steve: i know that apparently 25 houses are destroyed so far. and 195 firefighters are working the blaze two people with minor injuries. the problem in cases like this, michael, sometimes when a fire starts, if there is flooding firefighters can't get to it and it gets oust control. >> i can't speculate on the issue of the fire. there is a lot of outages and breezy point has been out of power for sometime. >> brian: 80 percent are without power? >> right, i think that may be an optmistic
be to say if you invest overseas you make profits overseas, you don't have to pay u.s. taxes but of course if you're a small business or a mom and pop business or a big business starting up here, you've got to pay even the reduced rate governor romney's talking about and it's estimated that will create 800,000 new jobs. the problem is they'll be in china or india or germany. that's not the way we are going create jobs here. the way we're going to create jobs here is not just to change our tax code but also to double our exports and we are on pace to double our exports, one of the commitments i made when i was president, that's creating tens of thousands of jobs all across the country. that's why we've kept on pushing trade deals but trade deals that make sure american workers and american businesses are getting a good deal. talked aboutey china as i already indicated. the private sector, governor romney's company invested in what were called pioneers of outsourcing. that's not my phrase. that's what reporters called it. and as far as currency manipulation, the currency's gone up 11% since
now reach the u.s. >>> officials are calling it the worst case of hoarding they've seen. dozens of 18-wheelers needed to clear it away. now, help for the horder. >>> and one honest cabbie. returning nearly $250,000 in cash, believe it or not. getting a measly reward in return. making us ask, what would you do? >>> and good morning, everyone. we begin this tuesday with jerry sandusky refusing to go quietly to his sentencing day. >> almost a year after the public first learned of the penn state child sex abuse investigation, sandusky will learn his fate later today. but he's already lashing out with a defiant statement of innocence and charges of conspiracy. >> abc's t.j. winick is in bellefonte, pennsylvania. good morning, t.j. >> reporter: good morning. that's right. jerry sandusky faces a sentence of 10 to more than 218 years. last night, we got a sneak preview of the statement he will read here at the court today. jerry sandusky now regrets not taking the stand in his own defense, after being convicted of 48 counts of sex abuse against young boys. for the last ten months, he's been
use of the word "vagina." she said i'm not sure if they're afraid of my vagina or my brain. afraid of myb%m9ina or my brain. >>> a security camera at a gas station in philadelphia captures this station wagon pulling into the gas station. the driver of that station wagon gets out and goes up to the cashier. the guy stands in line behind this 61-year-old man who's also paying. he's in line ahead of him. but you see the guy in the hat who got out of the station wagon. he looks around and maybe eyeing up the minivan. maybe i'll take this car for a ride instead. that's that man's car. he realizes the guy just jumped in and takes off, crashes into something. >> ouch, ouch. >> the 61-year-old man is struggling with him through the window. >> >> wow, he's not giving up. >> he's not giving up, but unfortunately he loses this fight. eventually the guy who jumped in his car takesf yoff, drags that man a little bit and takes off with the car. philadelphia police are looking for this man. he's reported to be about 5'9", 30 to 40 years old wearing a goatee, gray sweater and a baseball cap. >> th
gretchen carlson . mitt romney ready to go global with his first major policy speech telling us that hope is not a strategy. what is romney's strategy, we'll tell you straight ahead. >> the president planning his combat. how the plans to turn it around this week with the help of one person. >> nascar champ triggering a massive pile up. you have to see it to believe it. "fox and friends" starts this morning,. ♪ . >> steve: heart of midtown, manhattan it is columbus day. i know you think it is on october 12th. but people like a three-day holiday. we have a federal holiday. go to the sale. macy's has a great big sell. >> okay. >> what do you need . i may give you a list to give for peter and myself . >> appreciate it. >> this is what happened when you were asleep. three, two, one. and lift off. lift off of the spacex falcon and launching dragon. >> gretchen: spacex blasted off cape canaveral. it is carrying supplies to the space run. it is a personal touch on board . chocolate vanilla swirl ice cream. >>> and she vanished on the way to school. police in colorado discovered the 10 year old
terror attack on the u.s. consulate in libya. fox news sources telling us cia officers on the ground in benghazi during the attack sent requests for help but were denied. national security correspondent jennifer griffin is live at the pentagon with more on this. jennifer. >> reporter: hi, jon. well sources who were on the ground in benghazi during the attack tell fox news that in fact there were three separate requests to aid not only the attack that was occurring at the consulate and to try to help with that attack but also requests for outside help, outside military help to help once there were gunfire and firefights at the cia annex. those requests, we're told, came from higher headquarters. they were told to stand down. as you know, glen doherty and tyrone woods, the former navy seals were over at the cia annex at about 9:40 p.m. when the first shots were heard at the consulate where the ambassador and his team were taking fire. i'm told that they radioed to their higher headquarters that they wanted permission to go and help the ambassador, help the ambassador's team. at that ti
. happy you're with us. before we get to gwen and also julie, traffic and weather, we have big heads up for the rail commuters, especially if you're trying to go north beyond baltimore. amtrak service between washington and wilmington is suspended because of power lines on the tracks in northeast maryland. >> that means no trains going to philadelphia and new york for now. northeast region trains coming philadelphia. there's no timetable now on repairs. stay in touch with amtrak if you have travel plans today. mark train service is also impacted north of martin airport. that is a headache for a lot of people who head northeast. some people on a daily basis. >> right. >> there you go. >>> in the meantime, we say hi to gwen. good morning. >> good morning. you're right, little cool start again today, like we had yesterday. temperatures will be slightly warmer today. it's just all on the trend towards a nice warmup as we move through into the rest of the week. >> good. >> not all bad. here's our live radar, where we've seen a few rain showers into the course of this morning, a little bit of
? >> i think if we did not get that manufacturing report that came out today and we saw the u.s. was looking more deeply or getting closer to recession, so, certainly, i am not a pollyanna, i will be laying this situation very closely. if we end up seeing more data that is we are heading towards recession or companies say they are slashing their guidance, that would be a concern. melissa: i want to bring it to the individual investor at home. volume and trading in things like e*trade plunged 37% in august. the individual investor is really getting out. we arty thought they were out, they are getting out even more and they are leaving their trading to the professionals, the algorithmic traders. is it a mistake? what would you say about that? >> my first thought would be it is august. a summertime month. is it sequential% change or year over year. at the same time, when you look at any sentiment indicator whether it is the american association of individual investors or others, many individual investors are continuing to move away from equities towards fixed income. if they are wi
the giants and how amazing that whole experience was for us in terms of the world series. we had people in my district as we were coming in for the parade on muni. everybody was dressed in giants colors. everybody was in such an elated mood. everybody was brought together, no matter what ethnicity, what community, what neighborhood, what socio-economic place you were from. people were excited and happy. that is something that is very unique to sports, that sports can pull people together. very much in the same way, the 49ers are an important part of the community and san francisco 's identity, and i would love to do what we can to help them today. >> if you have a lot of projects in your district that you are excited about. can you share any information about the goings on in your district? supervisor chu: our district again has so many families, and we think about how we plan for the future and make sure that the next generation has the amenities that we do not have right now, and we have got a new poll that has recently opened up that we are so happy about -- we have a new pool that has rec
on airplane flying inside the hurricane right now. tell us what you know, what you're seeing and witnessing about this particular hurricane as you fly through it, jessica. jessica, can you hear me? >> yes, i can hear you. jessica williams on the noaa b-3 orion 800. we're exiting the storm environment from the northwest. >> jessica, what are you seeing inside the hurricane? >> on the northwest of the storm, we are in a lot of turbulence right now, occasional, moderate turbulence. there are spiral bands of precipitation around the northwest of the storm. it's still a very tropical storm in the center but on the northwest, it has more cold front features to it. >> what does that mean for the intensity of this storm from what you're witnessing on the northwest side? does that mean it's going to make it more powerful? >> i couldn't really understand your question. >> okay. >> but i believe what you're asking is being a tropical storm becoming more subtropical, the wind speed is spreading out. there's a higher wind speed that will affect the larger area. highest wind speeds we found 105 miles out
yesterday. the president of using his of parents to accuse mitt romney of raising taxes on middle class when he was governor of massachusetts. the question we are focusing on this morning is, what if there is an election dispute? we are basing it apart on a story that has this. election disputes likely. we already posted the question on the facebook page. some of you have already weighed in on this. give us a call. you can almost -- you can also send us an e-mail or join us on our twitter page. if you remember election night -- or maybe we should say election morning 12 years ago -- let's go back to cbs news's coverage of the race between george bush and al gore. >> let's point out what the television networks are using a pool of data and exit poll of permission and other ever mission have made some mistakes over the night, the big one meeting in florida, first calling it for al gore and then for george bush and calling it back. television and radio networks are not the only ones who had to take some calls. >> this is one that called it for bush. they came out with a new addition, they calle
? >> rob marciano monitoring. thanks for us. thank you, rob. let's get right to ocean city in maryland. where sandra endo has been watching things for the last 24 hours. sandra, good morning. >> good morning, soledad. we've felt constant, steady rain, and a steady wind at about 30 miles per hour here with wind gusts reaching up to 55 miles per hour at some points. and as it gets lighter you can start seeing the situation here, which is not high tide yet but you can tell those rough waves out there, those waves are fierce. and they're toppling over this protective sand dune at times, and they're starting to be flooding around the coastal property areas here. you can see it's about 100 yards from where the water line is to where the property starts here in ocean city. and that's a big concern for local residents, and local authorities here. they are going to be watching that coastal surge, the storm surge, and the tidal surge, as hurricane sandy starts pounding this area later on this evening. soledad? >> sandra endo for us this morning. thank you for that update. let's get right to geor
the u.s. east coast. it's expected to bring high winds and heavy rain and even snow to some areas. early this morning sandy slammed into cuba as a strong category 2 hurricane packing winds of 110 miles per hour. this storm is being blamed for two deaths so far, one in jamaica, one in haiti. so nbc's meteorologist bill karins is tracking this powerful hurricane this morning. bill, what can you tell us? >> we're in the middle of an historic event. it has already hit jamaica and it's over the top of cuba. it's going to head up into the bahamas. for the southeastern u.s. it will be a glancing blow as far as florida is concerned. the storm almost 500 miles away from miami. the winds intensified overnight, 110 miles per hour. cuba was hit harder than they were expecting. what's going to happen and where is the storm going? as i mentioned the southeast especially florida, georgia, south carolina area, a glancing blow for you. not a direct impact. large waves and beach erosion, yes, not the winds and heavy rain. by the time we get to sunday, this is the important part here. some of our computers
've got a big columbus day crowd hanging out with us on rockefeller plaza. we're saying hello to them on a chilly day here but enjoying it very much. good morning, again. i'm savannah guthrie alongside willie geist in for matt, and coming up we haven't eaten a lot of polenta. we'll tell you how to get healthy. really good ideas and ways to add to your routine. a week long health and wellness plan. starting with really simple things you can incorporate into your daily routine. >> speak for yourself on the polenta. i had the bronzino. coming down, the next male model on "the price is right." male model, making a little bit of history, if you want to call it that. one of the hot topics we'll take on on "take 3." our special guest our good friend jason kennedy doing loose. >> is that the cabbage patch. >> look at that. male modeling. >> modeling a new gas range or a camper or whatever maybe in the showcase showdown. >> exactly, by amana. remember? and then also ahead, cupcakes. we went from health and now we're going to go to cupcakes. the stars of "d.c. cupcakes" will share some of their
minutes ago we had a major downpour behind us, the wind picked up considerably, one of our cameras blew over, but if you look at the satellite image of the aftermath of sandy which is now just a mass of clouds and rain you see we for the next day or two, we'll be dealing with these kind of stray gusts of wind and rainstorms, so this is something i heard one forecaster say we'll deal with the high winds and the gusts of winds through tomorrow night into thursday, but, again, it did just get dark here, and we had a lot of rain over the last couple of minutes. >> tide still coming in, flo flooding, storm surge still a problem. >> the death toll from this storm has risen to 17 people from seven different states n.queens just outside new york city, dozens of homes have been lost in an overnight fire. it is still burning this morning. we'll have the latest on that straight ahead. >> and a lot of people are asking us questions. they want to know what's going on. we'll be answering them a little bit later. if you want to send us a question, tweet it to us and use the #sandytoday. want to check
the u.s. east koempts it's expected to bring high winds and heavy rain, even some snow to areas. early this morning sandy slammed into cuba as a strong category 2 hurricane packing winds of 110 miles per hour. the storm is being blamed for two deaths so far, one in jamaica and one in haiti. nbc meteorologist bill karins has been tracking this powerful hurricane for us. bill, what can you tell us? >> this is going to be an historic event but eventually all the way up into areas of new england. let's get into it. the storm intensified before it slammed into cuba. there's the eye off the coast. this rain ban over haiti, they're also going to see a lot of destruction this morning from those heavy rains. they're very prone to mud slides. about 480 miles away from miami right now. winds at 110 miles per hour. almost a category three storm. keeps it as a hurricane through the bahamas just off the florida coast. brushing the florida coast. very large waves. maybe a few rain bans. it parallels the southeast coast line saturday and sunday with heavy rains most likely in areas of coastal north ca
new jersey tuesday. for us our timetable would be tuesday or late monday night into tuesday as this storm goes into new jersey and we get the wrap around moisture and winds maybe 20 to 40 miles per hour. of course, the mention of hurricane approaching the east coast anywhere is freaking people out, more on that with scott broom. >> reporter: pepco spokesman marcus beale here at headquarters of pepco told me this afternoon company workers are on stand-by and throughout the weekend because of the storm potential. >> we've activated all of our emergency teams. we're already holding calls to basically plan for holding contractors currently working on our system in place so they're available immediately to help with restoration efforts if we need to do them. >> reporter: but at this lowe's in laurel there were plenty of utility customers voting no confidence with their wallets. >> i'm getting a generator for my house. the last storm we had the power was off for five days. we don't want to do that again. >> reporter: how much you spending on this thing today? >> $800. it's bett
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